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Top Graduate Employers

The financial services industry is, for the third consecutive year, the main recruiter of university graduates into professional employment. You can filter the table below by region, industry and occupation.

East Midlands – Public administration & defence – Business, media & public service professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Derbyshire County Council 15
2 Leicester City Council 10
2 Nottingham County Council 10
2 Nottinghamshire County Council 10
5 Leicestershire County Council 5
5 Lincolnshire County Council 5
5 National Probation Service 5
5 Northamptonshire County Council 5
9 Derby City Council Fewer than 5
9 Ministry of Justice Fewer than 5
9 Royal Air Force (RAF) Fewer than 5

This table is compiled using data taken from the annual Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey (2014–15) conducted by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA). Numbers are rounded to the nearest five in line with Higher Education Statistics Agency confidentiality requirements. Read more about how we compile these tables.